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Great Falls, Potomac River, Virginia, circa 1907-1914

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Alternate title:Great Falls, Potomac River, near Washington, D.C.
Summary:An image of the Great Falls of the Potomac River, which divides Virginia and Maryland. Caption reads: "The Great Falls of the Potomac, 14 miles above Washington, are formed by the waters forcing themselves through a ridge of granite in a series of picturesque cascades. The Falls are a favorite excursion resort from Washington; it is reached by electric cars." Postcard number: 46 G.
Provider:Foster & Reynolds
Printing place:Europe
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States
Place of origin – Region:New York
Place of origin – Settlement:New York
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Zone :Potomac River
Geographical subject – Country:United States
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Topical subjects:Potomac River.
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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